Program Accreditation Details

Mesa Community College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC).

Higher Learning Commission
230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500
Chicago, IL 60604


The MCCCD Nursing Program is approved by the Arizona State Board of Nursing and accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)3343 Peachtree Rd. NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326.

Pursuant to the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) Policy #29, Advertising and Recruitment of Students ​requiring student achievement outcome data ​be made publicly accessible, the following student achievement data are available at:  

  1. Graduates’ success on the licensure and/or certification examination 
  2. Students’ completion of the nursing program 
  3. Graduates obtaining a job

Phone: 404-975-5000


The Dental Hygiene program has initial accreditation through the American Dental Association’s Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA), 211 E. Chicago Ave., Suite 1900, Chicago, IL 60611
Phone: 312-440-4653


The MCC Evelyn H. Warren Child Development Lab and the MCC Children’s Center are accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), 1313 L St. NW, Suite 500, Washington, DC 20005
Phone: 800-424-2460


The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree program in Veterinary Technology/Animal Health at Mesa Community College has Full Accreditation from the American Veterinary Medical Association's Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities (CVTEA). 1931 North Meacham Road, Suite 100, Schaumburg, IL 60173-4360
Phone: 800-248-2862 x 6624


The Automotive Technology program is accredited through National Automotive Technician Education Foundation (NATEF) 101 Blue Seal Drive, SE, Suite 101 Leesburg, VA 20175
Phone: 703-669-6600


The Mesa Community College Paramedic Program (# 600752) has been issued a Letter of Review by the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP). This letter is NOT a CAAHEP accreditation status, it is a status signifying that a program seeking initial accreditation has demonstrated sufficient compliance with the accreditation Standards through the Letter of Review Self Study Report (LSSR) and other documentation. Letter of Review is recognized by the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) for eligibility to take the NREMT's Paramedic credentialing examination(s). However, it is NOT a guarantee of eventual accreditation. 

A site visit for pursuing initial accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) was conducted on 8/8/2016 - 8/9/2016. This step in the process is neither a status of accreditation nor a guarantee that accreditation will be granted. To contact CoAEMSP: 8301 Lakeview Parkway Suite 111-312, Rowlett, TX 75088
Phone: 214-703-8445